Alicia Danielle Voss-Guillén
Publication Date: 05/18/2012
Now available in a single volume, Alicia Danielle Voss-Guillén’s three book “Tori” trilogy is perfect for all middle-grade readers. This bundle includes the following books:
JUST TORI: Meet Tori Salinas. She’s a smart, funny fifth-grade girl with loving parents, great friends, and big dreams of becoming an actress. As far as Tori is concerned, there is just one major problem in her life: she is the only girl in a family filled with annoying older brothers. As if she doesn’t already have enough to worry about, Tori’s teacher assigns the class a project in which students must write what they love about their family members. But just when she feels most hopeless, she receives a very unexpected surprise…and realizes that maybe her brothers aren’t so bad, after all!
TORI AND THE NEW GIRL: The weekend is off to a wonderful start for fifth-grader Tori Salinas! She and her cousin Gina have been invited to spend the night with their Peruvian-American grandparents, and on Monday, a new girl will be joining their class! Tori and Gina can’t wait. But when Monday arrives, they’re in for a big surprise. It takes a shocking conversation with a newfound friend to make Tori realize that the new girl is racist! Hurt and horrified, Tori discovers for herself the ugliness of racism. But, with the help of her family and friends, she soon learns to handle her problems with strength…and becomes prouder than ever of her Latin-American heritage.
TORI’S WISH: Tori Salinas can’t wait for Christmas! She feels certain that this holiday season will be the best one yet. Her brother Andrew and his wife Stephanie are due to have their baby December twenty-first! More than anything else, Tori wants a niece. But when Tori discovers that there is a good chance the baby may be a boy, she becomes worried. To make matters worse, she finds out that at she has to share her bedroom with her too-shy cousin Joy. Tori becomes convinced that the holidays will be a major disappointment. But what she doesn’t count on are the many surprises, both big and small, that will make this Christmas the happiest one she’s ever known!